It was hard to hear about the passing of John Witherspoon, especially because it seemed so sudden and without cause! TMZ has obtained records stating his cause of death!

According to TMZ, John Witherspoon had a couple heart issues going on, which may have lead to the fatal heart attack he suffered. His death certificate said he had coronary artery disease, as well as obesity and hypertension. John died at his home in California on October 29th at 5:30 pm. Rest in Power to Pops! I had the pleasure of interviewing him several time and even though he had been working in comedy, movies and television for decades, he was the most humble and down-to-earth man you could meet. He was just genuinely nice!

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